Mindy J. (Perry) Shilling

Born: 03/25/1965 Passed:

Mindy J. (Perry) Shilling, age 55, of Plain Township passed away unexpectedly on August 1, 2020. She was born March 25, 1965 in Canton, Ohio to Richard and Esther Perry.  Mindy was a 1983 graduate of Louisville High School.  She spent over 35 years working at her family’s business, Perry T-Shirts and was most recently employed by Hallmark as a Territory Manager. Mindy’s loving, outgoing and fun personality made her a great friend to everyone she encountered.  She loved spending time with family and her special neighborhood friends.  On the weekends you could find her enjoying her husband’s band, The Old School Rockers.  Mindy was the best wife, mother, sister, aunt and friend; her kind heart, beautiful eyes and gorgeous smile will be missed by all who knew her.

Mindy is preceded in death by her mother, Esther Perry; sister, Gina Holbrook; mother-in-law, Patricia Shilling; and father-in-law, Harry Shilling.

Mindy is survived by her husband and best friend of 30 years, Ted Shilling; son, Brian (Jaclyn) Shilling; father, Richard Perry, Sr; brother, Richard (Sharon) Perry, Jr; sister-in-law, Sheri (Bob) Hatherill; special nephew and nieces, Shannon, Dustin, Abby, Stephanie, and Sarah; 10 great nieces and nephews whom she loved dearly; and very special friends, Troy and Marti.

The family will receive friends at 11:00 -1:00 pm on Friday, August 7, 2020, at The Easton Chapel, 3906 Easton St. NE, Canton, Ohio 44721.  Funeral services will begin at 1:30 pm. Social distancing and facial coverings will be required. Entombment will immediately follow at North Lawn Cemetery in Canton. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Love, Hope, Strength foundation http://www.lovehopestrength.org/.  Condolences and special memories can be shared with the family online at www.paqueletfalk.com

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22 Tributes to Mindy J. (Perry) Shilling

  1. Mike and Sonny Peterson says:

    Thoughts and prayers Ted to you and your family. Mindy was a fun beautiful soul! I can’t think of a time that we saw you that she wasn’t with you.
    God bless you!

  2. Sheila Jackson says:

    So sorry just unreal she’s gone. Very heartbreaking! Praying for you all!

  3. Donna Hillyer Wood says:

    So sorry for your loss, I remember working with you an you talking about her, I could tell how much you loved her, my thoughts an prayers are with you an your family!!

    • Scott & Connie Schrader says:

      So sorry for the loss of Mindy! May all your memories give you comfort at this very difficult time! She will be missed by many who loved her! She was such a great person and we will be forever grateful to have known her!

  4. Denise says:

    Mindy I’m such a loss for words… I will miss your laughter, your kindness and all the fun times we still had coming to us.. I will always treasure our pajama overnighters as we called them lol with you and Ted.. I still see me and you on my front porch just talking about everything when the guys fell asleep, you are and always will be in my heart and I promise you that Jody and I will always be there for Ted and Brian… my beautiful friend I love you and till we meet again❤️

  5. Angie and Mike Farber says:

    Rich, Sharon and family,
    Words cannot express how sorry we are for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  6. Anonymous says:

    rest in peace

  7. Daria says:

    To the family and friends,
    My deepest sympathies.

  8. Debra Woodworth-Adam says:

    So sorry for your devastating loss. It’s so clear from pics that you two will always be soul mates. I can’t imagine what you and your family are going through ~ wish there were magic words… Keep up with the Old School Rockers when you are ready ~ I’m betting it’ll make her smile from heaven.

  9. Herb Crum says:

    Thoughts and prayers.

  10. Anonymous says:

    RIP Mindy. You will be missed by so many

    • Laura Wiggs says:

      Many prayers Ted to you and your family Every time I saw Mindy she always had a glow about her and always smiling

  11. Jeff Baker says:

    I was stunned to hear of the passing of Mindy. I was her 6th grade teacher at North Nim. in my second year of teaching and I have such great memories of her. She was such a nice girl. I saw her probably 10 years ago or so and we talked about the old days and just had a nice visit. Mindy’s family has my deepest sympathy at this very sad time.

  12. Michael Hughes says:

    I did not know Mindy very well in high school but I got a chance to see her again at a small classmates reunion one evening. I hardly knew anybody there and she went out of her way to make me feel welcome. By the end of the evening I felt like we were best friends. She was such a sweet and caring person. She would always stop and talk whenever I saw her after that. My deepest sympathies goes out to her family.

  13. Tami Klingaman Raper says:

    I’m so sorry for your loss. We were friends since school and done alot of things together growing up. She was a beautiful, amazing, caring person. She loved her family and friends very much. Mindy you was definitely taken away from us way to soon and will always remember the memories we had. I know you’ll always be watching over the loves of your life and until we meet again..

  14. Tina Province and family says:

    May your memories comfort you at this tragic time. I was so sad to hear of Mindy’s passing,she had a smile for everyone.I know she will be missed but not forgotten

  15. Barb (Cornea) Lockhart says:

    Sheri & family, Today and always may loving memories Bring you strength comfort and peace . Their memories remain in our hearts . They walk beside us every day . With heartfelt sympathy love Barb (Cornea) Lockhart

  16. Rodney and Deborah Wehr says:

    For the many that loved Mindy, do not cry for her death; celebrate her life and share a memory about her to someone you love

  17. Laura Wiggs says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with you all. She always was smiling and she had a glow all around her

  18. Anni Dowden-Jones says:

    It’s taken me a few weeks to reconcile Mindy’s passing. I had the honor of leading Mindy for 3 years and in that time I was able to witness her deep compassion, her infectious smile and her HUGE heart.
    A wonderful, courageous, loving, beautiful soul l who will be deeply missed.

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